6 edition of Renaissance Italy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -135) and index.
|Series||Access to history.|
|LC Classifications||DG533 .H58 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 137 p. :|
|Number of Pages||137|
|LC Control Number||99494747|
“Grace” emerges as a keyword in the culture and society of sixteenth-century Italy. The Grace of the Italian Renaissance explores how it conveys and connects the most pressing ethical, social and aesthetic concerns of an age concerned with the reactivation of ancient ideas in a changing world. The book reassesses artists such as Francesco del Cossa, Raphael and Michelangelo and explores. • The Beauty and the Terror: An Alternative History of the Italian Renaissance by Catherine Fletcher is published by The Bodley Head (RRP £25). To order a copy go to Free.
Overview. The Renaissance was a cultural movement that profoundly affected European intellectual life in the early modern ing in Italy, and spreading to the rest of Europe by the 16th century, its influence was felt in art, architecture, philosophy, literature, music, science and technology, politics, religion, and other aspects of intellectual inquiry. At the height of the Renaissance there were five major city-states in Italy: the combined state of Naples and Sicily, the Papal State, Florence, Milan, and Venice. Italy's economic growth is best exemplified in the development of strong banks, most notably the Medici bank of Florence.
Although the term Renaissance was used first by the French historian Jules Michelet, it was given its more lasting definition from the Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt, whose book Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien, (The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, , English translation, by SGC Middlemore, in 2 vols., London, ) was. The golden age of Italian woodcut illustration began in the last quarter of the fifteenth century and lasted for roughly years, during which period some of the most harmonious and delightful books ever produced issued from Italian presses. “Woodcut Book Illustration in Renaissance Italy: The First Illustrated Books.” In Heilbrunn.
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"The Italian Renaissance" is a nice introduction to the period. The first part written by Mr. Plumb examines the Renaissance from several different topical areas (politics, the arts, etc) and well as by geography (i.e., city be city); and is very readable and informative /5(50).
A glance at the pages of Art in Renaissance Italy shows at once its freshness and breadth of approach, which includes thorough explanation into how and why works of art, buildings, prints, and other forms of visual production came to be.
The authors also discuss how men and women of the Renaissance regarded art and artists, why works of Renaissance art look the way they do, and what this means to by: This book offers a rich and exciting new way of thinking about the Italian Renaissance.
Guido Ruggiero's work is based on archival research and new insights of social and cultural history and literary criticism, with a special emphasis on everyday culture, gender, violence, and by: 7. Renaissance Italy. This is an examination of the Renaissance as a cultural Renaissance Italy book patronized by a capitalist society.
It pulls together different aspects of renaissance, highlighting the importance of economic, political, military, religious, ceremonial, intellectual, literary, and /5(8).
Jacob Burckhardt, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (Penguin Classics) Third Printing Edition, (Penguin Books Hamondsworth, ). This remains a very influential work on the Italian Renaissance and especially the origins of the Renaissance. It was published in the 19th century by one of the most acclaimed historians of the century.
A vivid, dramatic, and authoritative account of perhaps the most influential family in Italian history: the Medici. Renaissance Italy book dazzling history of the modest family that rose to become one of the most powerful in Europe, The Medici is a remarkably modern story of power, money, and ambition/5(93).
"A broad survey of art and architecture in Italy between c. andthis book approaches the works from the point of view of the artist as individual creator and as an expression of the city within which the artist was working." "History of Italian Renaissance Art," Seventh Edition, brings you an updated understanding /5(54).
“Jacob Burckhardt’s book, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, really starts the whole tradition” Baxandall’s work has been incredibly influential and most people who study 15th century Italian Renaissance art still have to—and should—engage with his.
The linen drapers of Florence commission a statue of St Mark from Donatello, who carves for Orsanmichele the first free-standing Renaissance sculpture Go to Donatello (c–) in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.). The age of humanism.
The European Renaissance (the “rebirth” of the classical past) really began in 14th-century Italy with Petrarch and Boccaccio. The 15th century, devoid as it was of major poetic works, was nevertheless of very great importance because it was the.
The Renaissance also saw the invention of printing in Europe and the rise of literature as an important aspect in everyday life. The Italian writers Boccaccio, Pico, and Niccolo Machiavelli were able to distribute their works much more easily and cheaply because of the rise of the printed book.
Lies, revenge, and murder. Before there was digital cable or reality television, there was Renaissance Italy and the courts in which Italian magistrates meted out justice to the vicious and the villainous, the scabrous and the scandalous.
Love and Death in Renaissance Italy retells six piquant episodes from the Italian court just after/5. Novelist, broadcaster and critic Sarah Dunant is the author of eight novels.
Her latest, The Birth of Venus, is a tale of art, passion and politics set in Renaissance an review of Author: Guardian Staff. The I Tatti Renaissance Library, published by Harvard University Press, is the only series that makes available to a broad readership the major literary, historical, philosophical, and scientific works of the Italian Renaissance written in Latin.
Each volume provides a reliable Latin text together with an accurate, readable English translation on facing pages, accompanied by an editor's. The spirit of the Renaissance was expressed in literature as well as art.
The poetry of Francesco Petrarch () powerfully expressed the principles of humanism extremely early in the budding Renaissance.
Many scholars, in fact, date the beginning of the. In this book, Robert Maniura explores the role and importance of the miraculous image in the art and devotional practices of Renaissance Italy.
Using the records of Giuliano Guizzelmi, a Tuscan lawyer, he focuses on his stories of miracles of. A glance at the pages of Art in Renaissance Italy shows at once its freshness and breadth of approach, which includes thorough explanation into how and why works of art, buildings, prints, and Reviews: 1.
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Then, during the 15th century, Renaissance ideas spread from Italy. A glance at the pages of Art in Renaissance Italy shows at once its freshness and breadth of approach, which includes thorough explanation into how and why works of art, buildings, prints, and other forms of visual production came to be/5().So we can really see the Italian Renaissance reaching a point of splendour at the end of the 15th century.
There are powerful memories of that subsequently—and that’s the period of the books that I’ve chosen, partly to see how authors who wrote about politics and culture responded to an age of crisis. That said, a good place to start investigating the subject is Lauro Martines, Power and Imagination: City-States in Renaissance Italy.
A more advanced book that goes deeper into the medieval background is P. J. Jones, The Italian City-State: From Commune to Signoria. Denys Hay's textbook on Italy in the 14th and 15th centuries is also useful.